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  1. Pacific storm expected to bring rain, strong winds to Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the areas expected to see the strongest winds, Turnagain Arm and along the Copper River, forecasters said. The Knik River Valley and parts of Anchorage may see gusts around 40 mph, the weather service said. The rainfall is expected to raise water ...


  2. Watching my teen stepdaughter build her own experiences and memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... wide expanse of Eagle River. Last weekend, when an impromptu Sunday afternoon invitation came to come raft on the Knik River? I told her I was going and assumed she probably wasn't up for it, but her eyes told me differently. She said yes. She was ...


  3. Jury delivers guilty verdicts on all counts for first teen to face trial in Grunwald slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... behind Almandinger's Palmer home and then driving him, bloodied and half-conscious, to a remote spot near the Knik River in his own 1995 Ford Bronco before shooting him once in the head and then torching the Bronco across the Valley. Almandinger's ...


  4. The details in the Grunwald killing fell into place one early December day in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... say. He was savagely pistol-whipped in a camper behind the Palmer house and then driven to a remote spot near the Knik River where he was shot and killed. Alaska State Troopers lured several of the teen suspects to Valley Hotel in Palmer that early ...


  5. That was the last time': David Grunwald's final moments play out in social media messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... house and loaded, bloody and half-conscious, into his own 1995 Ford Bronco for a drive to a remote spot near the Knik River where he was shot in the head and killed. Prosecutors say Almandinger is guilty by association. Almandinger's attorney says ...


  6. Trailer involved in Grunwald beating takes center stage at murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in that trailer behind Erick Almandinger's Palmer home they decided they had to kidnap and kill him near the Knik River in November 2016, prosecutors say. Then they torched his 1995 Ford Bronco across the Valley at the base of the Talkeetna ...


  7. Related:Grunwald defendant sentenced on federal charges of giving marijuana to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... according to a press release from the U.S. attorney's office in Anchorage. Grunwald was shot and killed near the Knik River after being pistol-whipped in a trailer behind a Palmer home, authorities say. Four teens at the time were charged in his ...


  8. Murder trial for first teen charged in Grunwald slaying begins in PalmerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... courtroom with a box of tissues on her lap, looking at a photo of his frozen body where it was found near the Knik River in 2016. The trial for the first of four teenagers charged with beating, kidnapping and killing 16-year-old Grunwald began in ...


  9. Trial for teen charged in Grunwald killing starts Monday in PalmerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The trial for the first of David Grunwald's accused killers starts Monday, a year and a half after the 16-year-old was slain in woods near the Knik River. Jury selection begins Monday in Palmer Superior Court for the trial of Erick Almandinger, now 18, whose December 2016 confession revealed the first details of the grim killing.


  10. Troopers: Driver who topped 120 mph on Glenn stopped near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The man in a white 2006 Audi was driving faster than 120 mph near the Knik River bridge on the Glenn Highway early Thursday morning, Alaska State Troopers say. He got to Wasilla before troopers say they stopped him with spike strips and took him into custody on a highway overpass.


  11. DNR auctions Creek Bend House off Old Glenn HwyRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | DNR Public Notices

    ... House offers Alaskan residents the opportunity to own a residential property near the Eklutna Tail Race and the Knik River Public Use Area. These areas provide a wide variety of opportunities to ATV, bike, boat, hunt, fish and hike. Alaska residents ...


  12. Only Grunwald defendant not charged with murder takes plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... judicial approval. Grunwald was bludgeoned by a pistol and later shot, his body dumped in a remote spot along the Knik River. His Ford Bronco was found the day after he died, burned to its frame at the base of a mountain near Wasilla. Now 19, he ...


  13. Post-Christmas blues? Take a hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... about the animals, take the Walk On the Wild Side tour, offered daily for $100, which includes admission. The Knik River Access exit at Milepost 30.6 of the Glenn Highway doesn't look like it would offer much for a hike, but tucked away behind the ...


  14. Police investigate fatal Glenn Highway crash near Knik RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Officers have closed one lane of the highway in each direction at the Old Glenn Highway/Palmer Alternate, near the Knik River, police spokesman MJ Thim wrote in an alert . The alert did not say how many fatalities there were or whether others were injured.


  15. Turnagain avalanche danger high as - windy, wet and warm' front moves throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Wendy Wagner warned in a message recorded Sunday morning. Winds funneled through other terrain gaps like the Knik River in the Valley could gust to 40 mph on Monday, according to Van Peursem. Generally, strong winds funneled through gaps in terrain ...


  16. Related:Hazardous driving on the Glenn Highway, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police say that new snow and wind are making for hazardous driving conditions on the Glenn Highway between Knik River Bridge and Eagle River. "Drivers are asked to take safety precautions when traveling this evening and tomorrow morning," the department said in a release Sunday afternoon.


  17. After nearly 70 years, Chugiak's volunteer fire department hires its first paid chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to fires and emergency medical calls from the north edge of Eagle River to Anchorage's municipal boundary at the Knik River, is on track to respond to close to 1,000 calls this year, the most in its history. But longtime administrators say the ...


  18. It's Halloween in Alaska, time for the Great Pumpkin DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Pilots, friends and family gathered on the Knik River gravel bars for the Great Alaskan Pumpkin Drop, Saturday. Pilots, friends and family gathered on the Knik River gravel bars for the Great Alaskan Pumpkin Drop, Saturday.


  19. Related:How to photograph the northern lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... be that far away from town. Some of my favorite spots in Southcentral Alaska are the Old Glenn Highway along the Knik River, Turnagain Pass and Hatcher Pass. Pick a spot that offers a clear view of the sky, ideally looking to the northeast. The ...


  20. We'll probably never know': Murdered Palmer teen's parents no closer to motiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... from a trailer bathroom and then forced to beg for his life on the 30-minute drive to his execution near the Knik River. "If I did that to a POW, I'd be in Leavenworth," Ben Grunwald, a retired Air Force flight engineer, said in an interview ...